Legal secretary earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Legal secretary salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $79,630
California $60,980
Hawaii $60,660
Colorado $60,570
New York $60,520
Minnesota $59,770
Massachusetts $59,350
Rhode Island $58,800
Connecticut $50,740
New Jersey $49,710
Georgia $49,460
Oregon $49,250
Maryland $49,070
Illinois $48,960
Michigan $48,760
Washington $48,140
Delaware $47,870
Pennsylvania $47,790
Utah $47,720
Wisconsin $47,720
New Hampshire $47,640
Nevada $47,200
Virginia $47,130
Alaska $46,990
Texas $46,920
Indiana $46,910
North Dakota $46,910
Louisiana $46,640
Vermont $46,640
Missouri $46,590
Wyoming $45,180
West Virginia $44,370
Ohio $44,110
New Mexico $41,620
Iowa $38,700
Maine $38,540
Arizona $38,320
Florida $38,220
Virgin Islands, U.S. $38,200
Tennessee $38,110
Idaho $38,060
Nebraska $38,060
Kansas $37,690
South Carolina $37,580
South Dakota $37,550
North Carolina $37,390
Alabama $37,270
Kentucky $37,230
Oklahoma $37,100
Guam $36,770
Montana $36,750
Arkansas $36,720
Mississippi $29,960
Puerto Rico $23,050

How do legal secretary salaries compare to similar careers?

Legal secretaries earn about the same as related careers in Minnesota. On average, they make less than sheriffs but more than security guards.

Career Median Salary
Sheriff salary $78K
Police officer salary $78K
Probation officer salary $76K
Fish and game warden salary $74K
Paralegal salary $60K
Legal secretary salary $60K
Correctional officer salary $55K
Legislator salary $36K
Bailiff salary $47K
Security guard salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)